WRY CRIPS WAS A BIT DORMANT BETWEEN 2012 to 2017 UNTIL A PERFORMANCE WAS ORGANIZED, REHEARSED AND PRESENTED TO THE PUBLIC IN JUNE OF 2017.
BY LATE SUMMER OF 2017, THEATRICAL DIRECTOR MICHAELA GOLDHABER JOINED IN TO HELP DEVELOP AND DIRECT A PIECE CALLED, 'IRETONIA: A SCI FI FANTASY.'
FOUR YEARS IN THE MAKING, 'IRETONIA' WAS PERFORMED IN BERKELEY, CA. ON THE STAGE OF LIVE OAK THEATER OPENING ON FRIDAY AUGUST 18th TO A SMALL BUT APPRECIATIVE AUDIENCE.
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ON SATURDAY NIGHT AUGUST 19th, THE PERFORMANCE WAS VIDEOTAPED.
THE CLIPS RECORDED ARE IN THE PROCESS OF BEING EDITED AND WILL BE PUBLISHED SOON!
ANOTHER TWO PERFORMANCES WERE SET FOR FRIDAY AUGUST 25th and SATURDAY AUGUST 26th (SEE MARQUE BELOW) AND FOR ANYONE WHO WAS LOCAL & COULD MAKE IT, YOU EXPERIENCED SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL. LIVE OAK THEATER IS A WONDERFUL INTIMATE THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE SPACE THAT IS ONE OF THOSE HIDDEN GEMS OF THE EAST BAY!
LIVE OAK THEATER
LOCATED AT 1301 SHATTUCK AVE., BERKELEY
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THE FOLLOWING PHOTOS ARE OF SOME OF THE CAST MEMBERS
NOTE: NEW PHOTOS WILL EMERGE ON THIS SITE IN A COUPLE WEEKS!
PHOTOS OF OTHER WRY CRIPS MEMBERS TO COME:
MARIE JENKINS and MICHAELA GOLDHABER
MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS PERFORMANCE:
IRETONIA: A SCI FI FANTASY was dedicated to LESLIE GORDON. More on Leslie can be read HERE as well.
WRY CRIPS WAS FOUNDED BY PATTY OVERLAND, JUDITH SMITH and LAURA RIFKIN, and has been making theater with disabled women for over 30 years. This is the first time Wry Crips has written a play as an ensemble.
RUNNING TIME: 75 minutes